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Today 03:23 PM
XAMfed Just ordered a Zone BB kit, will be installing next week.
Today 02:23 PM
Hoss21 I installed some mirrors today. I did the 4x6 spot mirror from O'Reillys. Its @ 70 and sunny here in North Central FL, top down and doors off....I'm pleased.
Today 01:19 PM
bulldogkey Got my light bar installed that I got for xmas. Thing is crazy bright.
Today 12:26 PM
Lakeman1
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Originally Posted by Laggy View Post
These work really well when a ratchet/breaker won't do because of uneven torque. I have 1/2" drive torx bit sockets so this is very useful.
I have one that I got to work on my Honda motorcycle more than 45 years ago.
Today 11:59 AM
Laggy
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Originally Posted by mikhail2400 View Post
Why?
When I went to remove the ones on my windshield I 1st; stripped the cheap Torx bit 2nd; I went and bought new, high quality torx bit and immediately stripped the torx bolt head which had stopped me at the beginning, 3rd; I studied the bolts, my tools and read a lot of JW threads on the subject 4th; I put on my extra tight thinking cap, the one with only 2 settings which are, JEEP problem and, will SHE go home with me tonight?
( one setting works ALOT better than the other )
5th I have discovered that I own a small handheld impact driver. Its 7 1/2" long and 1 3/16 in diameter. No idea when or where I bought it. Hope this works good.

These work really well when a ratchet/breaker won't do because of uneven torque. I have 1/2" drive torx bit sockets so this is very useful.
Today 11:17 AM
raif281
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Originally Posted by Lakeman1 View Post
I understand, but I would not fight that battle until I needed to. Although if you think you can get them out now and later may not be able to then I would agree with you 100%. Good luck!
yes cuz I have access to my cousins impact an bits an all right now so it'll be easier
Today 10:20 AM
mikhail2400
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Originally Posted by Lakeman1 View Post
Why?
Why?
When I went to remove the ones on my windshield I 1st; stripped the cheap Torx bit 2nd; I went and bought new, high quality torx bit and immediately stripped the torx bolt head which had stopped me at the beginning, 3rd; I studied the bolts, my tools and read a lot of JW threads on the subject 4th; I put on my extra tight thinking cap, the one with only 2 settings which are, JEEP problem and, will SHE go home with me tonight?
( one setting works ALOT better than the other )
5th I have discovered that I own a small handheld impact driver. Its 7 1/2" long and 1 3/16 in diameter. No idea when or where I bought it. Hope this works good.

Today 09:57 AM
Lakeman1 Sorry for the double post, but I did add to it.
Today 09:56 AM
Lakeman1
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post
because they suck like the ones for the front bumper and the ones I replaced on the windshield. especially the ones that'll strip out
I understand, but I would not fight that battle until I needed to. If I had one that would not come out I would leave it alone unless I had to have it out. Although if you think you can get them out now and later may not be able to then I would agree with you 100%. Good luck!
Today 09:54 AM
Lakeman1
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post
because they suck like the ones for the front bumper and the ones I replaced on the windshield. especially the ones that'll strip out
I understand, but I would not fight that battle until I needed to. Although if you think you can get them out now and later may not be able to then I would agree with you 100%. Good luck!
Today 01:14 AM
raif281
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Originally Posted by Lakeman1 View Post
Why?
because they suck like the ones for the front bumper and the ones I replaced on the windshield. especially the ones that'll strip out
Today 01:12 AM
raif281
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Originally Posted by Lakeman1 View Post
Stainless steel would have a reaction with the body steel and would NEVER!!!! come out but the anti-seize would help. What you did is best.
ok bud thanks that's what I wanted to know, as I've had people tell me both
Yesterday 04:43 PM
Lakeman1
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post
thanks bud! my goal is to replace all torx head screws on the jeep within the next year!
Why?
Yesterday 04:42 PM
Lakeman1
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post
will do bud! I'll be keeping an eye on them like I said to watch for all that stuff! I was gonna use stainless but I've had a few people tell me it will gale so I decided against it
Stainless steel would have a reaction with the body steel and would NEVER!!!! come out but the anti-seize would help. What you did is best.
Yesterday 01:48 PM
echo2 Ho Ho Ho....

Yesterday 11:54 AM
Holton345 Merry Christmas, y'all!
Yesterday 10:39 AM
raif281
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Originally Posted by Mad Mac View Post
Looks good. I noticed that there are stainless steel body bolt kits available for the CJ and YJ, but I guess TJ owners have to put together their own. Well done.

thanks buddy! like I said I heard some people say it would cause galling if I would have used it for the windshield bolts so that's why I opted for these. I didn't wanna chance it ya know.
Yesterday 10:32 AM
Mad Mac Looks good. I noticed that there are stainless steel body bolt kits available for the CJ and YJ, but I guess TJ owners have to put together their own. Well done.
Yesterday 10:12 AM
raif281
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Originally Posted by Laggy View Post
Nice touch. Clean.
thanks bud! my goal is to replace all torx head screws on the jeep within the next year!
Yesterday 10:11 AM
raif281
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Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post
Keep us posted how they hold up
will do bud! I'll be keeping an eye on them like I said to watch for all that stuff! I was gonna use stainless but I've had a few people tell me it will gale so I decided against it
Yesterday 10:09 AM
raif281
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Originally Posted by Lakeman1 View Post
I "believe" their coated may come back to bite you in the ass! Yes the anti seize is a good idea.
I'll be keeping my eye on them of course then I'll be adding the never seize, so at least if they start to rust or anything it has a good head I can take them out 1000000 times easier than the factory ones! it says their alloy steel an covered in a black oxide, I believe the black oxide is resistant but not sure like I said earlier.
Yesterday 12:28 AM
Laggy
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post
I replaced those damn dreaded windshield torx head bolts!! used an impact that's the secret! only had to drill out 2 of the 34, figure that's pretty good. ohh btw guys i already drilled out 4 of them for my mirrors for I believe in total their are 40 bolts. I replaced them with these from fastenal
Nice touch. Clean.
12-24-2014 11:21 PM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by lakeman1 View Post

i "believe" their coated may come back to bite you in the ass! Yes the anti seize is a good idea.
x2
12-24-2014 11:20 PM
wwch99tj
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post

I believe their costed so they shouldn't rust! going to take them out and apply never seize Monday after work cuz I forget to grab some yesterday before I left work
Keep us posted how they hold up
12-24-2014 11:18 PM
Lakeman1
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Originally Posted by raif281 View Post
I believe their costed so they shouldn't rust! going to take them out and apply never seize Monday after work cuz I forget to grab some yesterday before I left work
I "believe" their coated may come back to bite you in the ass! Yes the anti seize is a good idea.
12-24-2014 10:56 PM
tank.s I installed today my e type hella headlights
12-24-2014 10:48 PM
raif281
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Originally Posted by wwch99tj View Post
Will they rust or are they coated?
I believe their costed so they shouldn't rust! going to take them out and apply never seize Monday after work cuz I forget to grab some yesterday before I left work
12-24-2014 10:31 PM
j_strength
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Originally Posted by Pink_Percy View Post
Ordered my Jeep a set of 33x10.50 bfg a/t for Christmas
Love mine.

12-24-2014 09:46 PM
IndianaBones
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Originally Posted by Brit Nick View Post

I run my 33x12.5 at 27psi. I would go somewhat similar
X2. 26-28 psi is recommended for 33s on a tj
12-24-2014 09:14 PM
Brit Nick
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Originally Posted by Medixtj01 View Post
I ordered mine yesterday. I got the at though in 33x10.5x15. What pressure should I run them at? Today I put the BL on and most of the MML from my zone combo on.
I run my 33x12.5 at 27psi. I would go somewhat similar
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